Goldenhill advises Swissrisk
in its transaction with Dion Global Solutions
Dion takes majority stake in European banking software specialist

LONDON - January 4, 2012 - Goldenhill International M&A Advisors today announced that it acted as exclusive M&A advisor to European banking software specialist Swissrisk Financial Systems ("Swissrisk") in the sale of a majority stake in the Company to Dion Global Solutions ("Dion").

Swissrisk has supported dealing rooms and traders for over 25 years and also has the ability to provide bespoke client solutions in the payments, securities and funds industry. Swissrisk's strength in continental Europe provides Dion with a platform for growth with presence and a strong client base in Germany, Luxembourg, Spain and Switzerland.

As a result of this transaction, Dion will be able to use Swissrisk's workflow and messaging engine, X-Gen, to enable all of Dion's solutions to integrate seamlessly with clients' legacy systems facilitating true STP across the entire spectrum of buy and sell side operations.

Commenting on the contribution of Goldenhill to the just completed transaction, Andreas Wagner, CEO Swissrisk said, "We are quite satisfied with the outcome of the process initiated and run by Goldenhill including the advice and assistance they provided us from beginning through to the completion of this transaction. Their experience and expertise in the FinTech sector and in international projects were unique and valuable contributions to the success of our project."

About Goldenhill International M&A Advisors

With offices in London, San Diego and Buenos Aires, Goldenhill's business is to represent and advise our clients in M&A engagements. Our engagements include providing services to Sellers or Buyers in M&A projects in the UK, USA, Europe, Latin America, Canada, Australia and beyond. We have extensive experience and a specific emphasis in technology businesses and many of our engagements result in cross-border transactions. Please visit our web site at http://www.gtallp.com.


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